Letitia Wright To Play Lead In ‘Black Panther’ Co-Star Danai Gurira’s Stage Play ‘The Convert’

Read on: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Wakanda forever! Letitia Wright is to play the lead role in her Black Panther co-star Danai Gurira’s stage play The Convert, I can reveal. A hot ticket just became even hotter. Actor-writer Gurira, who also stars in The Walking Dead, is bringing her acclaimed play, about a girl who converts to Catholicism in 1890s Rhodesia, Africa, to London's Young Vic theater later this year. The play is one of the jewels in the first season crown of the theater’s new…